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The Contagion® Gastrointestinal Infections specialty page provides gastrointestinal infection-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Swimming Safety Tips to Prevent Recreational Water Illnesses
With summer in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tips to prevent catching recreational water illnesses from pathogens such as Cryptosporidium, Escherichia coli, Giardia, Shigella, and norovirus.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for June 2017
New HPV vaccine recommendations from the World Health Organization, information on a new once-daily treatment for HIV, the potential underestimation of tick-borne diseases in the Western United States, norovirus outbreaks in California schools, and how reservoirs of latent HIV hinder the quest for a cure, make up the Top 5 articles for the month of June 2017.
<em>Lactobacillus</em> Isolate Found in Yogurt & Cheese Proves to Have Powerful Antimicrobial Activity
As new antibiotics are not being developed fast enough to fight against drug-resistant bacteria, new research shows that probiotic bacteria found in cheese and yogurt may offer an effective alternative.
Norovirus Outbreaks Take California Schools by Storm
Norovirus outbreaks in California schools are causing thousands of students and staff to fall ill, and prompting officials to cancel events and close some schools.
Researchers Find Increased Rates of <i>Clostridium difficile</i> in Travelers
Researchers believe that an increased incidence of C. difficile in travelers returning from international destinations may be linked to travelers' diarrhea.
As Cholera Outbreak in Yemen Spreads at An Alarming Rate, Officials Race to Respond
Yemen has been hit by a resurgent cholera outbreak and health officials are focusing all of their efforts into infection control.
A Scope, A Resistant Germ, and Missing Data Walk into a Bar
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the endoscopy suite...
Gut Bacteria
In a recent study, researchers from several institutions found that individuals from North, Central, and South Americas may be at an increased risk of cancer due to Heliobacter pylori strains brought over to the "New World" with European explorers.